The Money Culture

The Money Culture
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 298
ISBN 0393066797
Rating 3.5/5 from 3 reviews
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The classic warts-and-all portrait of the 1980s financial scene. The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of '29, not only on Wall Street but around the world. Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an investment banker and later financial journalist, was uniquely positioned to chronicle the ambition and folly that fueled the decade.

The Money Culture
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-02-14

The classic warts-and-all portrait of the 1980s financial scene. The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of '29, not only on Wall Street but around the world. Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an

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The Money Culture
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2013-01-03

'Michael Lewis is, by a long way, the most important financial writer alive today' Spectator 'As traders would say, this book is a buy' Financial Times By the author of the #1 bestseller THE BIG SHORT and the original business classic LIAR'S POKER comes the classic portrait of the 1980s financial

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Money  Culture  Class
  • Author : Parul Bhandari
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17

Based on ethnographic research, this book explores the ways in which elite women use and view money in order to construct identities – of class, status, and gender. Drawing on their everyday worlds, it tracks the intricate and contested meanings they attach to money. Focusing on weddings, travel, and spirituality, Parul

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Billion Dollar Ball
  • Author : Gilbert M. Gaul
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25

• A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 • “A penetrating examination of how the elite college football programs have become ‘giant entertainment businesses that happened to do a little education on the side.’”—Mark Kram, The New York Times Two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul offers a riveting and sometimes shocking look

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Credit Culture
  • Author : Nicky Marsh
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-31

The book re-reads the postmodern novel, presenting the ending of the gold standard as a moment of continuity rather than radical change.

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Liar s Poker
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three

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Money  Morals  and Manners
  • Author : Michèle Lamont
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-26

Drawing on remarkably frank, in-depth interviews with 160 successful men in the United States and France, Michèle Lamont provides a rare and revealing collective portrait of the upper-middle class—the managers, professionals, entrepreneurs, and experts at the center of power in society. Her book is a subtle, textured description of

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The Capitalist Schema
  • Author : Christian Lotz
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09

Christian Lotz argues that Immanuel Kant’s idea of a mental schematism, which gives the human mind access to a stable reality, can be interpreted as a social concept, which, using Karl Marx, the author identifies as money. Money and its “fluid” form, capital, constitute sociality in capitalism and make

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Money  Morality  and Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • Author : Diane Wolfthal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05

One of the first volumes to explore the intersection of economics, morality, and culture, this collection analyzes the role of the developing monetary economy in Western Europe from the twelfth to the seventeenth century. The contributors”scholars from the fields of history, literature, art history and musicology”investigate how money

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The Money Cult
  • Author : Chris Lehmann
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31

A grand and startling work of American history America was founded, we’re taught in school, by the Pilgrims and other Puritans escaping religious persecution in Europe—an austere and pious lot who established a culture that remained pure and uncorrupted until the Industrial Revolution got in the way. In

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Money  Culture  and Well Being in Rome s Economic Development  0 275 CE
  • Author : Daniel Hoyer
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-03-22

In Money, Culture, and Well-Being in Rome's Economic Development, 0-275 CE, Daniel Hoyer offers a new approach to explain some of the remarkable achievements of Imperial Rome

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The Power of Money
  • Author : Robert Pringle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-06

Innovation in money is just as important as innovation in any other sphere of activity; money is always a “work in progress.” In fact, history shows societies have tried out a wide diversity of monetary arrangements. Ideas about money have played key roles at crucial turning points in world history

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Culture  Politics  and Money Among the Yoruba
  • Author : Akanmu Adebayo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06

This masterful book investigates and analyzes several aspects of money among the Yoruba of Nigeria. Falola and Adebayo explore the origin, philosophy, uses, politics, and problems of acquiring and spending money in Yoruba culture. No prior book exists on this aspect of a major ethnic group in Africa with established

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 Merely for Money
  • Author : Sheryllynne Haggerty
  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01

"In 1780 Richard Sheridan noted that merchants worked 'merely for money'. However, rather than being a criticism, this was recognition of the important commercial role that merchants played in the British empire at this time. Of course, merchants desiredand often made profits, but they were strictly bound by commonly-understood socio-cultural norms

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The Art of Money Getting
  • Author : P.T. Barnum
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-09-25

Reproduction of the original: The Art of Money Getting by P.T. Barnum

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